"This is the worst thing that could happen to a lawmaker and the government which has to enforce the law - the refusal of society to comply with the rules," Health Minister Andreas Loverdos told Skai radio.See, that's the problem with democracy, the public keep getting in the way of what government - err, by the people - wants to do.
"We will continue implementing the ban no matter what," he told Reuters, adding that the government would review its strategy in December. "This doesn't mean we will withdraw the ban."
* δημοκρατία = dēmokratía (democracy in Greekish)
UPDATE: A fair article, and comments, on the Greek rebellion in the Graun